Sunday, April 26, 2020

Past: Andrea Bowers at Capitain Petzel

"Surely the protest sign is a means of a populace's ability to steal back the language of advertising for its own self [...]. No one likes advertising, the brusqueness of messages to amplify through clipping of thought, but the protest sign attempts to recoup a voice that has been disenfranchised by a powerful who can drone it out with the turn of a monied knob. [...] When the protest sign already has all the coronating volume of white walls and press packets and being sold in a blue chip gallery as a commodity it may no longer be protest sign."


read full: Andrea Bowers at Capitain Petzel